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[movies]Fallschirm-Jäger: German Parachutists, 1940 - United States. Navy
U.S. Navy film #16720. Captured German paratrooper film, Fallschirm-Jäger. Note the comment below by "rening1964" that the planes are Junkers aircraft not Fokker as described in the following description. National Archives description: "1) MS Three-motored Fokker taking off with paratroopers.2) MS UA Paratroopers jumping from three-engine Fokker on training jump.3) CU Parachutist jumping out of plane.4) MS Parachute opening.5) MS Parachutist landing after test jump...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; Germany. -- Armed Forces -- Parachute Troops; Parachute Troops; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, German
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[texts]Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: U.S. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II - Marine Corps Historical Center
Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: U.S. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II. by Lieutenant Colonel Jon T. Hoffman (USMCR) "Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: US. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II is a brief narrative of the development, deployment, and eventual demise of Marine parachute units during World War II. It is published to honor the veterans of these special units and for the information of those interested in Marine parachutists and the events in which they participated."
Keywords: United States. Marine Corps; Parachute Troops; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Parachute troops; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; USMC; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History
Downloads: 428
[texts]Enemy Air-Borne Forces - United States. War Department
MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE, WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington DC, SPECIAL SERIES No. 7, Enemy Air-Borne Forces, December 2, 1942 "The air forces of a nation fly and fight in the air. Air-borne forces, transported to battle through the air, are primarily trained to fight on and for the ground. U. S. Army doctrine on the Tactics and Technique of Air-Borne Troops is set forth in Basic Field Manual FM 31-30, published May 20, 1942...
Keywords: Special Series; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations; US Army; Germany. -- Armed Forces -- Parachute troops; World War, 1939-1945; Italy. -- Armed Forces -- Parachute troops; World War II; WWII
Downloads: 219
[texts]Meet The Parachute - Reliance Manufacturing Company
A. T. BARDPresidentRELIANCE MANUFACTURING COMPANY "The parachute today is of interest to everyone . . . the rich and the poor . . . from the tiny child to the grandfather. To most of us, it's a fascinating subject but to the boys who use it, the parachute is a dynamic means of attack, a safe escape from danger, a refuge! We are grateful for the thousands of requests from all parts of the country for our booklet, "The Interesting Story of Parachutes"...
Keywords: Parachutes; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; Parachute Testing; Parachute Troops; Survival Equipment; World War, 1939-1945 -- Technology
Downloads: 107
[movies]Paratroop School, Philippine Islands, 1945 - United States. War Department
Silent U.S. War Department Bureau of Public Relations film no. 1332, Paratroop School, Philippine Islands, 1945.National Archives description: "U.S. paratroop trainees double-time across a field, practice tumbling, learn to assemble and disassemble parachutes, make practice jumps from a tower, board C-47 transport planes, and make their first jump."National Archives Identifier: 13754 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit f...
Keywords: War Department: Bureau Of Public Relations; World War, 1939-1945; Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane); Parachute Troops; World War II; WWII
Downloads: 22
[movies]Paratroopers Blitz - United States. Army
Silent U.S. Army footage of WWII paratroops. Might be outtakes from The Army-Navy Screen Magazine.National Archives Identifier: 13951As  always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you  intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider  making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or  Archive.org itself. Thanks :)
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; World War II; United States. Army; US Army; Parachute Troops; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division
Downloads: 129
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 32: Stevedores, Pigeons, Paratroops, Arsenal - United States. War Department
Title Cards: Soldier-Stevedores Train On QMs S.S. DixiePvt. Pigeon, U.S. ArmyToughening Up Our ParachutistsLatin-American Officers Visit Edgewood Arsenal 1942 National Archives description: "Part 1, quartermasters practice cargo handling on a dummy ship at Ft. Dixon, N.J. Part 2 demonstrates at Ft. Monmouth, N.J., how messages are prepared and sent by carrier pigeons. Part 3 shows paratroop training at Ft...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Edgewood Arsenal (Edgewood, Md.); Fort Benning (Ga.); WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Parachute Troops
Downloads: 65
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 36: Attack Via The Sky, 1942 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Airborne operations are demonstrated at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Planes take off and paratroopers are dropped. Shows the work of medical aids and other specialists. Cargo planes land in a "captured" field, artillery and vehicles are unloaded, and a bridge is blown up." National Archives Identifier: 24447
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Parachute Troops; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Fort Bragg (N.C.); Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane)
Downloads: 37
[movies]Parachute Use, Burma, 06/06/1944 - United States. Army
 Extracted from U.S. Army film " "German Version Of "D" Day; Parachute Uses, Burma, 06/06/1944" No sound. National Archives Identifier: 15470 No National Archives description. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma; CBI; World War, 1939-1945; Parachute Troops; World War II; Parachutes; United States. Army
Downloads: 54
[movies]War Dept. Military IntelIigence Film "Russian Air Show" - United States. War Department
U.S. War Department Military Intelligence film #MID-3090R. National Archives description: "MILITARY FILM REPORT: Josef Stalin and staff watch air show. Russian planes go through maneuvers; anti-aircraft and machine guns fire at planes; blimps fly over and parachutists jump from planes."National Archives Identifier: 43870 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran'...
Keywords: Air Shows; Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, Soviet Union; World War, 1939-1945; Military Intelligence; Airplanes, Military; Great Patriotic War; Airships; Soviet Union. -- Armed Forces -- Parachute Troops; Tupolev ANT-20 Maxim Gorky; World War, 1939-1945 -- Military Intelligence; Newsreel; Parachute Troops; Туполев АНТ-20 Максим Горький); Великая Отечественная Война
Downloads: 268
[texts]Operational Employment of the Airborne Brigade Combat Team: The 503d Parachute Infantry Regiment as a Case Study - Konz, Matthew J.
"Given the focus on the Brigade Combat Team as the Army's primary combat unit, the limited availability of U.S. Air Force airlift assets, and the U.S. Army history of employing predominantly medium sized airborne units, future airborne operations in support of operational level objectives will likely center around the Airborne Brigade Combat Team (ABCT). The combat airborne operations of the 503d Parachute Infantry Regiment will provide a case study to assess the elements of risk, surprise and t...
Keywords: Parachute Troops; Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Aerial Operations; United States. -- Army -- Parachute Infantry Regiment, 503rd; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial Operations; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Operation Junction City, 1967; Iraq War, 2003-2011
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[movies]Marines Pack Parachutes, 08/1942 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #735. National Archives  description "1) MS Men work in tailor shop. S-CU Stitching helmet 2) S-CU Sgt. with parachute - 2 views 3) S-CU Marine puts on parachute 4) S-CU, CU 2 Marines packing chute 5) MS Closing chute & pilot chute 6) GV Man enters parachute loft, checks out"   National Archives Identifier: 75648 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider maki...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. Marine Corps; Parachutes; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Parachute Troops; Sewing; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 14
[movies]Japanese Imperial Navy, WWII - United States. Navy
"1) MS Anchor being hauled from water and chain being checked with hammer. 2) MS Bullnose of Japanese BB; imperial crest. 3) MLS Bow of BB going through rough sea. 4) MLS British Flag flying on top of building.5) CU Same as before. 6) MLS British BB, the PRINCE OF WALES, underway. 7) MLS British DDs or DEs underway. 8) MS British sailor operating wheel on deck. 9) MLS Front of BB above main deck; gun turrets in FG...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, Japanese; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, British; Prince Of Wales (Battleship); Japan. -- Armed Forces -- Parachute Troops; HMS Prince Of Wales
Downloads: 380
[movies]Rommel, Ribbentrop, And Others Visit The West Wall; German Paratroopers Capture Samos Islands, Dodecanese Islands
U.S. Navy copy of a German newsreel film. National Archives description: "1) MS Von Ribbontrop & officers in room.2) GV-MS Rommel & staff pass on observation tour of "West Wall".3) GV-MS Tank obstacles/traps, guns, etc on Fr. coast.4) MS-SCU Rommel, Von Ribbontrop & others pass.5) GV Heavy R.R. gun moved from underground fortifications.6) GV-MS Germans wheel out large shells.7) GV-MS 12" gun loaded, trained, elevated.8) MS Formation Ger...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Germany. -- Armed Forces -- Parachute Troops; Rommel, Erwin, 1891-1944; Ribbentrop, Joachim von, 1893-1946; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, German; World War, 1939-1945 -- Greece
Downloads: 128
[texts]FM 31-30 Tactics and Technique of Air-borne Troops - United States. War Department
FM 31-30 Tactics and Technique of Air-borne Troops 1942-05-30. TABLE OF CONTENTS PART ONE. Air landing troops. Chapter 1. General 1-8 1 Chapter 2. Planning and preparation 9-26 8 Chapter 3. Tactical Operations 27-38 24 PART TWO. Parachute troops. Chapter 1. Characteristics 39-47 81 Chapter 2. Organization and technique of parachute troops. Section I. General 48 49 II. Parachute rifle squad 49-59 60 III...
Keywords: WWII; Field Manual; Parachute Troops; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; World War, 1939-1945; US Army; World War II; United States. Army; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Troops -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc
Downloads: 200
[movies]Airborne Landing (Probably Holland WWII) - United States. Army
Extracted from the U.S. Army film "Congressional Invasion Of France, Paris ; Soldiers Graves Of WWI, St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiacourt, France, 09/26/1944 ; Airborne Landing (Probably Holland WWII)  ; "The City Falls To Yanks," Stolberg, Germany ; St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiacourt, France, 09/26/1944" National Archives Identifier: 16146 no description. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, pl...
Keywords: WWII; Operation Market Garden; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front; Parachute Troops; World War, 1939-1945; Arnhem, Battle Of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944; World War II; Airdrop; Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane)
Downloads: 92
[texts]A Graphic History Of The 82nd Airborne - Gavin, James M. (James Maurice), 1907-1990
"Upon its return from Normandy on 19 July 1944 this Division was located in the Nottingham Leicester-Market Harboro Area. There it remained and trained until its participation in Operation MARKET on 17 September 1944. Twenty-four hours prior to take-off, all airborne elements of the Division were closed at seven airfields in the Grantham-Cottesmore Langar area. Briefings were conducted, loading plans formulated, all final checks made, and the Division took off for the Netherlands commencing at 1...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division, 82nd; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Operation Market Garden; Parachute Troops; Arnhem, Battle of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944
Downloads: 44
[texts]Japanese Parachute Troops - United States. War Department
MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE, WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington DC, SPECIAL SERIES No. 32, Japanese Parachute Troops, July 1, 1945 "Training of Japanese Army and Navy paratroopers began in 1940 when training courses of 6 months duration were set up at four centers. Arrival of German paratroop instructors in the summer of 1940 gave further impetus to the program which, upon their suggestion, ultimately was highly intensified and curtailed to about 2 months."Digitized by AHEC (U.S...
Keywords: Special Series; WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; US Army; United States. Army; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations; Japan. -- Armed Forces -- Parachute troops
Downloads: 194
[movies]Pre-Invasion Glider & Paratroops, Greenham Common, England, 1944 - United States. Army
Extracted from U.S. Army film "Brazilian Expeditionary Force In Convoy To Mediterranean Theatre, 1944; Pre-Invasion Glider & Paratroops, Greenham Common, England, ca. 1944" National Archives Identifier:15849 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; Parachute Troops; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; Normandy Invasion; Black Eye; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division, 101st
Downloads: 52
[movies]Airborne Invasion Of Greece, 1944 - United States. War Department
1944 U.S. War Department Bureau of Public Relations film no. 771, Airborne Invasion Of Greece. National Archives description: "C-47 transport planes and gliders are loaded with heavy equipment at a British airfield in the Mediterranean area. British paratroops check their 'chutes, are inspected by officers, and board the transports. The planes take off towing the gliders. The paratroops jump and supplies are dropped over Greece...
Keywords: War Department: Bureau Of Public Relations; World War, 1939-1945 -- Greece; Parachute Troops; World War, 1939-1945; Gliders (Aeronautics); WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, British; World War II; Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane); Airdrop; Operation Manna; Great Britain. -- Army -- 2nd Parachute Brigade
Downloads: 52
[texts]Operations Of The 101st Airborne Division In The Invasion Of France - Headquarters European Theater of Operations, United States Army War Department Observers Board
Army Ground Forces Report No. 116 – Exhibit A is a detailed summary of operations of the 101st Airborne Division. This report also notes the division’s fighting in the line as an Infantry division for approximately 20 days. Summary information submitted by COL Charles H. Coates, Infantry, was received from COL G.J. Higgins of the 101st Airborne Division.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Army Ground Forces Report; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; Parachute Troops; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division, 101st
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[texts]Report No. 11 Parachute Field Artillery - United States. Pacific Warfare Board
"This report is to present certain facts on parachute field artillery as derived from combat experiences. Information received from observations of Pacific Warfare Board member, LTC Robert Alexander, Corps of Engineers (Parachute), who accompanied the combat drops and missions of the 457th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, 11th Airborne, Tagatay Ridge, Luzon, 4-10 February 1945, and the 462nd Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, 503rd Regimental Combat Team (RCT), Corregidor, Philippine Islan...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Parachute Troops; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Army -- Parachute Regimental Combat Team, 503rd; World War II; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division, 11th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines -- Luzon; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines
Downloads: 6
[movies]Japanese Newsreel 04/27/1942 - United States. War Department
Listed at the National Archives as "Japanese newsreel, 04/27/1953" National Archives description: "  1) High ranking Japanese naval officer making announcement; several other officers and newsmen around him. 2) HA MLS HMS REPULSE (BB) in dock. 3) MS Name on side of BB. 4) MS Sailor on BB with word, "REPULSE" written on his hat. 5) HMS PRINCE OF WALES (BB) underway. 6) MLS Several Japanese bombers in flight in clouds...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; Japan. -- Armed Forces -- Parachute Troops; Battle of Manado; Repulse (Battle cruiser); Prince of Wales (Battleship); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, British; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, Japanese; World War, 1939-1945; HMS Prince Of Wales; HMS Repulse
Downloads: 118
[movies]War Dept. Military IntelIigence Film, Nazi Newsreels - United States. War Department
1940 U.S. War Dept. Military Intelligence Film MID-6310. Listed at National Archives as "Newsreels." National Archives description: "NORTH AFRICA-- German reconnaissance detachment motoring into the desert: finds tire tracks and identifies them as enemy tracks by measurement; stops at desert village. Staff Headquarters of combined German and Italian tank force: Cavallero, Rommel, Kesselring, Leidemena[?]...
Keywords: World War II; WWII; National Socialism; Newsreel; Schmeling, Max, 1905-2005; Molotov, Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich, 1890-1986; Cavallero, Ugo, 1880-1943; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945; Kesselring, Albert, 1885-1960; Britain, Battle Of, Great Britain, 1940; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; World War, 1939-1945; Germany. -- Armed Forces -- Parachute Troops; Bürgerbräukeller; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, German; World War, 1939-1945 -- Military Intelligence
Downloads: 470
[movies]Newsreel: MacArthur Directs Victory At Lae / Paratroop Pincer - United States. Navy
Extracted from Naval Photographic Center film # 2687 "Supplements To Navy In The Air PSL-719" The activities of the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment & Landing at Nadzab Sept 5, 1943.National Archives description:"10) LS Soldiers going aboard LCI, en route to Lea, a Japanese base.11) DA Soldiers go ashore at Australia, en route to New Guinea.12) CU Gen. MacArthur and Gen. Ge Kenny.13) CU Paratroopers being loaded into planes, to go over New Guinea territory.QUALITY(FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SEE...
Keywords: WWII; United States. Navy; Kenney, George C. (George Churchill), 1889-1977; Parachute Troops; United States. -- Army -- Parachute Infantry Regiment, 503rd; Newsreel; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; B-17 Bomber; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. Army Air Forces; Airdrop
Downloads: 41
[texts]Pathfinder Teams Of The 101st Airborne Division In Operation "Market" - Headquarters, European Theater of Operations (ETO), UnitedStates Army, War Department Observers Board
"AGF Report No. 449 – Pathfinder Teams of the 101st Airborne Division in Operation "Market." Submitted by COL Harvey J. Jablonsky, Infantry, with comments from CPT Frank L. Brown, XVIII Corps Pathfinder Officer, as it pertains to the 101st Airborne Division."
Keywords: WWII; Arnhem, Battle of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Parachute Troops; Operation Market Garden; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division, 101st; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Pathfinders; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Troop Carrier Pathfinder Group (Prov), 9th
Downloads: 20
[texts]Special Marine Corps Units Of World War II - Updegraph, Charles L.
Special Marine Corps Units Of World War II "During World War II, a variety of new and experimental units were organized by Marine Corps to enhance the capabilities of the Corps. For the first time under one cover, this historical reference pamphlet tells of the development, deployment, and eventual demise of the five types of special units: raiders, parachutists, glider forces, barrage balloon squadrons, and base defense battalions...
Keywords: Marine Corps Historical Reference Series; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History; United States. Marine Corps; World War II; WWII; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Marine Raider Battalion; World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States; Marine Raiders; Defense Battalion; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Commando troops; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Parachute troops; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
Downloads: 335
[movies]U.S. Missile & Military Might - United States. Department of Defense
Defense Orientation Conference Association presents "Leading From Strength" "US Missile and Military Might" National Archives shot list: "LS, Jupiter missile is launched. VS, entrance to Cape Canaveral, MP on guard. LS, four-engine drone plane takes off controlled by operator on ground. Bomarc missile is wheeled out of hangar. At control board, course of bomber is plotted. Bomarc is launched but purposely misses the plane...
Keywords: Vehicles, Military; Thunderchief (Jet fighter plane); Submarines (Ships); Starfighter (Fighter plane); Sparrow (Missile); Rocket launchers (Ordnance); Refueling; Polaris (Missile); Parachute troops; Nike rocket; Mortars (Ordnance); Missile launches; KC-135 (Tanker aircraft); Jupiter missile; Honest John (Missile); H-34 Choctaw (Helicopter); Guided missiles; Skate (Submarine); Enterprise (Aircraft carrier); White Sands Missile Range; George Washington (Submarine); Seawolf (Submarine); C-119 Flying Boxcar (Transport plane); Bomarc (Missile); Bell 47 (Helicopter); B-29 bomber; Bombing, Aerial; B-58 bomber; Atomic bomb; Atlas (Missile); Artillery, Self-propelled; Anderson, George W. (George Whelan), 1906-1992; Airplanes, Military; Air refueling of airplanes; Cold War; Airplanes; Precious Bodily Fluids
Downloads: 641
[movies]National Air Show: September, 1955 - United States. Air Force
Silent unedited footage of the 1955 U.S. National Air Show.Shot List from the National Archives: "Summary: Reel 1, 983': SLATE: 4 SEPTEMBER 55. NATIONAL AIRCRAFT SHOW, 1955. starts at 9': LS unidentified aircraft R to L past pylon. 20' LS F-86 in climbing fly-by R to L, camera pans right. 33' LS two F-94 Starfires at low altitude around pylon, camera pans right. 57' LS to MS diamond formation of aircraft -- head aircraft is C-121C, left wing is F-94, right wing is F-89, trailing is F-86D...
Keywords: Cold War; U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron; Weyland, Otto P. (Otto Paul), 1902-1979; Rawlings, Edwin W. (Edwin William), 1904-; Matador (Missile); Nike rocket; Parachute troops; Flame throwers; Poopie Suit; Air refueling of airplanes; Bombing, Aerial; Airplanes, Military; XC-99 (Transport plane); Research Aircraft; Helicopters; Constellation (Transport planes); Sabre (Jet fighter plane); Scorpion (Jet fighter plane); Starfire (Jet fighter plane); Thunderstreak (Jet fighter plane); Canberra (Bomber); F-100 (Jet fighter plane); Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar; C-124 (Transport plane); B-36 (Bomber); B-47 (Bomber); Boeing KC-97 Stratotanker; Delta Dagger (Jet fighter plane); Voodoo (Jet fighter plane); Cold War; Jet Planes; Jet Planes -- History; Fighter planes -- Turbojet engines; Horace A. Hanes; Edwin W. Rawlings
Downloads: 821
[movies]DZ Normandy - United States. Army Air Forces
Army Air Forces film # TF 1-3711 "Covers the invasion of Normandy when 13,000 combat troops landed behind German lines in 2 hours; & footage of both the 82nd & 101st Airborne units in action. Also included is official RAF Combat footage of Normandy battle from the Air." Goes into great detail about the glider and Troop Carrier plans for ferrying airborne troops and materiel. Sounds like Orson Welles narrating?  National Archives Identifier: 6981972 As always, any error or typo is mine and if yo...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane); IX Troop Carrier Command; CG-4 Waco; Airspeed Horsa; Pathfinders; Drop Zone; Battle of Carentan; Training Film; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division, 101st; Gliders (Aeronautics) -- United States -- History -- 20th century; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division, 82nd; Airplanes, Military; Parachute troops; Band of Brothers; D-Day; Filthy Thirteen; Curahee; Military gliders (Aeronautics) -- United States -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Operation Neptune; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Troop Carrier Wing, 50th; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Troop Carrier Wing, 52nd; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Troop Carrier Wing, 53rd
Downloads: 661
[movies]Army Air Forces Newsreels 1941 - United States. Army Air Forces
U.S. AAF compilation of aviation-related Universal, Movietone, RKO Pathe and Paramount newsreels from 1941.National National Archives Identifier: 67009 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943; Airplanes, Tailless; N-1M Bomber; Northrop N-1M; Flying Wing; Northrop Flying Wing; Costello, Lou, 1906-1958; Starnes, Arthur H; Stanley Olmstead; Bombers -- American -- 1930-1940; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Ferrying Command; Air power -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Olds, Robert; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981; Air Shows; National Air Olympics; Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force; Ford, Henry, 1863-1947; Test pilots -- United States; Armstrong, Don, 1919-; Randolph Air Force Base (Tex.); United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division; United States. Army Air Forces; Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew, 1883-1953; P-40 (Fighter plane); XB-19 Bomber; Tiger Moth (Training plane); Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948; Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945; Parachute troops; Parachute testing; Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959; Ornithopters; Martin B-10; Lightning (Fighter plane); Lahm, Frank Purdy, 1877-1963; Junkers Ju-52 (Transport plane); Johnson, Harold K. (Harold Keith), 1912-1983; Holland, Spessard L. (Spessard Lindsey), 1892-1971; Curtiss-Wright aircraft; Gliders (Aeronautics); Curtiss aircraft; Flights (Aeronautics); Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane); Sikorsky, Igor Ivan, 1889-1972; Airplanes, Military; Bombing, Aerial; Military Helicopters; Dauntless (Dive bomber); Hudson (Bomber); Gunners, Aerial; Catalina (Seaplane); Boeing P-26 (Fighter plane); Balloons; B-17 Bomber; B-18 Bomber; B-19 Bomber; B-24 Bomber; B-10 Bomber; Autogiros; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation; Bishop, William Avery, 1894-1956; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; Andrews, Frank Maxwell, 1884-1943; Airacobra (Fighter plane); Abbott, Bud, 1896-1974; A-12 Blackbird (Jet reconnaissance plane); A-20 Bomber; A-26 Invader (Bomber); Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951; Barrage Balloons; Lend-lease operations (1941-1945); Mitchel Air Force Base (N.Y.); Rainier, Mount (Wash.); Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972; Shasta, Mount (Calif.); Boeing Aircraft Company; Douglas Aircraft Company; Harold Johnson; Tommy Boyd
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